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On November 20, 2021.

On November 20, 2021, David Longdon died aged 56. He was musician (guitar, flute, keyboards, bass, mandolin, lute, banjo, accordion, dulcimer, psaltry, vibraphone, theremin, glockenspiel, percussion, singer and song-writer, member of the band The Gift Horse, recorded with Louis Philippe, The Tangent, The Charlatans, Dave Kerzner, Nick Beggs, Rob Reed, Nick D’ Virgilio, Christina Booth and Steve Hackett, but was best known as member and the lead singer of the band Big Big Train. As leader, Longdon released one album (Wild River, 2004).

In January 1969.

In 1969, “Philips” label released the self-titled, debut Charlatans album. It was recorded in 1967, at “Pacific High Recorders” in San Francisco, and was produced by Dan Healy, Mike Wilhelm, Richard Olsen, Darrell DeVore and Terry Wilson.

Personnel:

  • Mike Wilhelm- vocals, guitar, fretted instruments, percussion
  • Richard Olsen – vocals, bass, woodwind instruments, percussion
  • Darrell DeVore – vocals, piano, keyboards, bass, percussion
  • Terry Wilson – drums, percussion

Track listing:

  1. High Coin – Van Dyke Parks
  2. Easy When I’m Dead – Darrell DeVore
  3. Ain’t Got the Time – Mike Wilhelm
  4. Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
  5. The Blues Ain’t Nothin’ – Mike Wilhelm
  6. Time to Get Straight – Darrell DeVore
  7. When I Go Sailin’ By – Richard Olsen
  8. Doubtful Waltz – Darrell DeVore
  9. Wabash Cannonball – Alvin Pleasant Carter
  10. Alabama Bound – traditional, arranged by Mike Wilhelm, Richard Olsen, Darrell DeVore, Terry Wilson
  11. When the Movies Are Over – Darrell DeVore

On April 17, 2006.

The Charlatans Simpatico

On April 17, 2006, “Sanctuary” label released “Simpatico”, the ninth Charlatans album. It was recorded in 2005, at “Hook End Manor Studios” in London, and was produced by Jim Lowe and The Charlatans.

Personnel:

  • Tim Burgess– lead vocals, melodica, harmonica
  • Mark Collins– guitars
  • Tony Rogers – keyboards, backing vocals
  • Martin Blunt – bass
  • Jon Brookes – drums
  • Ged Lynch– percussion

Track listing:

All tracks by Martin Blunt, Jon Brookes, Tim Burgess, Mark Collins, Tony Rogers.

  1. Blackened Blue Eyes
  2. NYC (There’s No Need to Stop)
  3. For Your Entertainment
  4. Dead Man’s Eye
  5. Muddy Ground
  6. City of the Dead
  7. Road to Paradise
  8. When the Lights Go Out in London
  9. The Architect
  10. Glory Glory
  11. Sunset & Vine

On March 23, 1992.

Between 10th 11th

On March 23, 1992, “Situation Two” label released “Between 10th and 11th”, the second The Charlatans studio album. It was recorded in 1991, and was produced by Flood.

Personnel:

  • Tim Burgess– lead vocals
  • Mark Collins– guitars
  • Rob Collins– Mellotron, Hammond organ, piano, backing vocals
  • Martin Blunt – bass
  • Jon Brookes – drums

Track listing:

All songs written and composed by Martin Blunt, Jon Brookes, Tim Burgess, Mark Collins and Rob Collins, except where noted.

  1. . I Don’t Want to See the Sights
  2. Ignition
  3. Page One
  4. Tremelo Song – Martin Blunt, Jon Brookes, Tim Burgess and Rob Collins
  5. The End of Everything
  6. Subtitle
  7. Can’t Even Be Bothered – Martin Blunt, Jon Brookes, Tim Burgess and Rob Collins
  8. Weirdo – Martin Blunt, Jon Brookes, Tim Burgess and Rob Collins
  9. Chewing Gum Weekend
  10. (No One) Not Even the Rain – Martin Blunt, Jon Brookes, Tim Burgess and Rob Collins